In the room

When god is absent, someone has to take his place. In a modern day urban environment, three characters come together: an old ill man, the young woman who looks after him and his unemployed middle-aged daughter, all face the fine line that separates ethics and freewill.

  • Yeorgia M. Sotirchou
    Director
    Phalaenopsis Alba, In the room
  • Yeorgia M. Sotirchou
    Writer
    Phalaenopsis Alba, In the room
  • Yeorgia M. Sotirchou
    Producer
    Phalaenopsis Alba, In the room
  • Dimitris Koutsomitsos
    Producer
    Phalaenopsis Alba, In the room
  • Giorgos Armenis
    Key Cast
    "Mr Petros"
    Ola einai dromos, Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei
  • Romanna Lobach
    Key Cast
    "Angeliki"
    Xenia, March 4, Nyfes, Interruption
  • Serafita Grigoriadou
    Key Cast
    "Maria"
    Alpha, Istoria 52, Spirtokouto
  • Yorgos Frentzos GSC
    DOP
    Ola einai dromos, Nyfes, J.A.C.E., O ergenis
  • Persefoni Miliou
    Sound Designer
    The Distance Between Us and the Sky, Park, The miracle of the Sargasso Sea, Norway
  • Kostas Varympopiotis
    Sound Mixer
    Little England, Before Midnight, Chevalier, Park, If...
  • Vaggelis Katsaros
    Editing
    The silence of the forest, Grecale, The weavers
  • Panagiotis Papagiannopoulos
    Sound
    Maneki Neko, Pari
  • Eleana Thalassoudi
    Wardrobe styling
    The Distance Between Us and the Sky
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Στο δωμάτιο (Sto domatio)
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Greece
  • Country of Filming:
    Greece
  • Language:
    Modern Greek (1453-)
  • Shooting Format:
    Arri Alexa Plus
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 42th International Short Film Festival in Drama
    Drama
    Greece
    September 20, 2019
    National Premiere
    G.F.C. Motivation
  • 25th Athens International Film Festival
    Athens
    Greece
    September 24, 2019
    Official Selection
  • 13th TiSFF, THESS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
    Thessaloniki
    Greece
    October 12, 2019
    Official Selection
  • 12th International Film Festival Of Larissa
    Larissa
    Greece
    October 10, 2020
    Official Selection
  • 2nd Athens Marathon International Film Festival
    Athens
    Greece
    AWARDS: Best Cinematography & Best Actress. HONORABLE MENTION: Best Greek Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress
  • 7th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra & Awards and of the 1st International Film Festival of Crete & Awards
    Ierapetra, Crete
    Greece
    August 1, 2020
    SHORT LENGHT FICTION FILM AWARD
  • 18th TIFF Tirana International Film Festival
    Tirana
    Albania
    Balκan Premiere
    SPECIAL MENTION -BALKAN SHORT FILMS
  • 14th LAGFF Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 1, 2020
    West American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 17th SFGFF San Francisco Greek Film Festival
    San Francisco
    United States
    October 3, 2020
    Official Selection
  • 10th Micro m Film Festival
    Athens
    Greece
    November 26, 2020
    Official Selection
  • 10th Psarokokalo Short Film Festival
    Athens
    Greece
    May 30, 2021
    Official Selection
  • 8th CFF Chania Film Festival
    Chania, Crete
    Greece
    October 27, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Košice International Monthly Film
    Košice
    Slovakia
    March 28, 2021
    - Best Short Film - Best Drama - Best Indie Short Film - Best Cinematography (Yorgos Frentzos) - Best Actress Short Film (Rommana Lobach) - Best Production
  • 7th Balkan Panorama Film Festival
    BUCA / İZMİR
    Turkey
    September 28, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Cannes World Film Festival
    Cannes
    France
    September 22, 2021
    Winner Best Foreign Short Film - Winner Best Director Short //
Distribution Information
  • Tamasenco
    Country: Greece
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Yeorgia M. Sotirchou

Yeorgia Sotirchou was born in Athens, Greece. She studied Αpplied Αrts and worked as a graphic designer for many years in big companies and publishing houses. Meanwhile she attended improvisation workshops and acting theater classes. In 2015 she decided to change career and turn to cinema. She commenced her studies in a film school in Athens and in autumn 2019 she received her BA in Directing at QMU of Edinburgh.

Filmography
2019: In the room, 14’
2018: Phalaenopsis Alba, 17’

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